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RE: James Hoskins family of Devon & Cornwall, England
Posted by: Hilma Dickson Ardito (ID *****4563) Date: January 03, 2006 at 14:27:41
  of 1928

Since posting a message a year ago about trying to find this family--James Hoskins of Calstock ,Cornwall & Beerferris,Devon, England.
I have found most of the family.
This is all that I have .
Hilma Ardito

Hoskins Line

James Hoskins,Jr. born 1786 in Cornwall ,England, Christening Mar 24,1791 Crowan, Cornwall, England,son of James Hoskins,Sr. and Ann Waters. He married Elizabeth Hanncock born Jan 1,1801, in Crowan, Cornwall,England, daughter of John Hanncock and Mary Sincock.

Note: Marriage June 9,1821 Stoke Climsland

Children :

1.Catherine Hoskins born 1821 died 1838
2.Grace Hoskins born 1823 --married Peter Doidge
3.Mary Hoskins born 1828 Cornwall-- married William Ezelby & Samuel Truscott
4.Elizabeth Hoskins born Sep 28,1829 Cornwall-- married Benjamin Hoskins & Joshua Salisbury
5.Jane Ann Hoskins born Aug 3,1836 --married William Hooper
6.James Hoskins born 1839
7.Caroline Hoskins born 1844
8.William Hoskins born 1848

At this time, Jan 3,2006 ,do not know anything more about James Hoskins , Sr except that he was a blacksmith.,James Hoskins ,Jr and William Hoskins and Caroline Hoskins.
James Hoskins,Jr. is listed in the 1841 census living with his father & mother —he is not listed in the 1851 census.
William Hoskins is listed in the 1851 census living with his father & mother --but not in the 1861 census.
In the 1861 census—the mother , Elizabeth Hanncock Hoskins is living with her daughter, Grace Doidge and son-in-law—she is living with them in 1871 & 1881.She died in 1888.
Have not found James Hoskins, Sr., James Hoskins, Jr., William Hoskins, or Caroline Hoskins in the 1861 census.
Caroline Hoskins is listed in the 1851 census for Calstock, Cornwall, England with her father & mother. She is listed as Carrie Hoskins in 1870 census for Ticonderoga, Essex County, New York living with her sister Jane Ann Hoskins Hooper and her family. Have not found her again.

Children of James Hoskins,Sr & Elizabeth Hanncock:

1.Catherine Hoskins b 1821 --1838

2.Grace Hoskins married Peter Doidge ,Sept, 1843
They are found in the 1861,1871,1881 censuses for Beerferris, Devon , England

Children of Grace Hoskins & Peter Doidge:
Louisa Doidge b 1843
Elizabeth Ann Doidge b 1851
Sarah Jane Doidge b 1854
Margaret Ellen Doidge b 1856
Samuel Richard Doidge b 1859
Caroline Doidge b 1861
Edwin Doidge b 1868
Jessie Ann Doidge b 1871

3.Mary Hoskins married William Eselby 1849. William died about 1864.Mary and children came to the USA in 1871 and she married Samuel Truscott.
The name has been spelled Ezelby & Esselby in some places.
Children of Mary Hoskins & William Eselby:

A.Sarah Jane Eselby b 1850 married George Henry James
1881 census East Stonehouse, Devon,England
George and Sarah are listed.
1891 Stonehouse,Devon, England
George is listed with new wife—
Alice age 34-there is 5 years
between the last child we know of
as Sarah’s ,Charles, So I think
the last 3 children are by Alice,
( Thomas, Beahire(?),Alice,)
I think Sarah must have died about 1886.

Children of George James and Sarah Jane Eselby:
George James 1873
Sidney James 1874
Harvey James 1876
Frederick James 1879
Charles James 1880

B.Mary Elizabeth Eselby b 1851

C.Eliza Ann Eselby b 1853 married
Charles Thomas. She Died Jan 8.,1935

Mary Louisa Thomas 1874-1952
Edward James Thomas 1876-1954
John Henry Thomas 1878-1894
Ellen Jane Thomas 1879-1881
William Charles Thomas 1881-1940
Frederick George Thomas1883-1939
Florence Maud Thomas 1885-1968
Alfred Ernest Thomas 1887-1953
Chester Richard Thomas 1890-1950
Ethel May Thomas 1897-1963
Wallace Henry Thomas 1898-1949

D.Richard Henry Esebly b 1855

E.William John Carter Eselby b 1858
Married Elizabeth D. Harris
Jan 1,1886 Berks Co.,Pa,USA

F.James Eselby b 1859 married
Sallie Mosteller
1900 census Birdsboro, Berks
County, Pennsylvania,USA
1920 census Birdsboro,Berks Co.,Pa,USA
Died April 25,1921 Pottstown,Pa.,USA
Children of James Eselby & Salie Mosteller:
William H, Eselby b 1881
of Birdsboro married
Rose Mary Sponagle b April 1884
Children of William Eslby & Rose Sponagle
Ruth(Clara R.) Eselby b 1903
Henry James Eselby b1907

Florence Eselby b.1882
married Percy Miller.
Children of Florence Eselby & Percy Miller
Ralph H. Miller b 1903
Married Mabel(?
Children of Ralph H. Miller & Mabel
Richard H. Miller b 1925
Dorothy Miller b.1930
Howard Carl Miller b1905
Horace Raymond Miller b.1908

Jennie M Eselby b.1883- d. 1905-- married Howard H.
Beard Married 1/1/1901
Children of Jennie M Eselby & Howard H. Beard:
George Beard b. 2/8/1902
James Beard b. 11/13/1903
Sarah Beard d. 1905

Edward Lewis Eselby b1885 of Phoenixville
Married Bessie Campbell
Children of Edward Lewis Eselby & Bessie Campbell:
Dorothy Eselby
Edwin Eselby ( might have married Shirley
Child of Edwin Eselby & Shirley Willauer:
Charles Eselby married Charlene unknown
Child of Charles Eselby & Charlene ?
Charles Eselby married Gayle J. Newman

Richard H” Howard”Eselby b 1888 of Newark ,N.J.
Married Lillie Steinmetz
Children of Richard H. "Howard" Eselby & Lillie:
Jennie Eselby
Mary E. Eselby b.1893 married Robert
Dengler ,Birdsboro,Pa
Children of Mary E. Eselby & Robert Dengler:
Florence Dengler
Helen Dengler
Ruth Dengler
Robert Dengler ,Jr.

(1930 census Pa.,Berks County.)
George M Eselby b. 1892- 1973 of Birdsboro,Pa,USA
Married Delma Massey
Children of George M. Eselby & Delma Massey:
Robert Eselby b 1916
Edith Eselby b. 1918
Virginia Eselby b 1920
Charles Eselby b 1925
married Selma Victoria Eisenbise

G.Margaret Helen Eselby b 1862
married Abraham Bennett 1886
Died 1924 Ticonderoga,N.Y.
Children of Margaret Helen Eselby & Abraham Bennett:
Florence M Bennett 1887-1967
Thomas Jeffery Bennett1893-1980
Ralph Edwin Bennett 1897-1981

H. Louisa Amelia Eselby (b. Sep 1863
Bere Ferrers, Devon Co, England-d. aft 1930)
Louisa was known as "Lucy".
1871 census lived at Bristol Rowe in Beerferris, Devon, England. (Ezelby) 1880 census lived in Philadelphia, Phila, PA with Mother Mary Hoskins Eselby Truscott, step sister, Mary L. and step brother, Henry and sister-
in-law Sarah (James' wife). 1885 married Richard W. Thomas
1890 Philadelphia City Directory Richard W. Thomas lived at 2325 North Street with Mary Truscott, Mother-in-law, and worked in a cigar factory (assume Louisa and 2 children were with him).
1900 census lived at 2942 Augona Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.,USA
1910 census lived in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA ED #0639.
1920 census lived at 2822 North 27th Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia,PA.
1930 census lived at 2822 North 27th Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia
Children:Louisa Amelia Eselby & Richard W. Thomas:
George M. Thomas b. Nov. 1885
Harold M. Thomas b. May 1867
Elise M. Thomas b. Feb 1893 married Herbert King
Frank E. Thomas b. June 1898

In Sept of 1871, Mary Hoskins Eselby and her children all came to the USA.
Mary married Samuel Truscott about 1873. Samuel Truscott
was a widower. He had been married to Louisa Hooper, sister of William Hooper.
William Hooper was married to Mary’s sister ,Jane Ann Hoskins.

Child of Mary Hoskins Eselby Truscott & Samuel Truscott:

Mary Lousie Truscott b. 1874 NY-d. after 1930

1880 census lived at Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA with mother, Mary Truscott, Louisa E. Eselby, Sarah and Henry Truscott. 1897 married Fred Baringer, son of John & Lavine A. Baringer –
Name sometime spelled Barringer.
1900 census lived in Township #1, South Range 44 East, Custer County, Montana.,USA 1910 census lived in Township #1S, Range 44 East, Rosebud, MT.
1920 census lived in District #588, Ward #1, Pomona City, San Jose Township, Los Angeles, CA. Fruit Farmer.
1930 census lived at 442 Kenoak Street, Ward #1, Pomona City, San Jose Township, Los Angeles, CA. In 1930 census Fred was in Hathaway, Rosebud, MT with son John and family listed next to him. He was a farmer of grain and hay.
Mary and Fred Baringer had 5 daughters and 1 son.
Children of Mary Truscott & Fred Baringer:
Mary L. Baringer
John F. Baringer
Ruth E. Baringer
Ethel M .Baringer
Dorothy H. Baringer
Margorie H. Baringer

4.Elizabeth Hoskins married Benjamin Hoskins in England in 1848 and they came to the USA. Benjamin Hoskins died 1856 from injuries from an accident at a mine.

Children of Elizabeth Hoskins Hoskins & Benjamin Hoskins:
Mary Hoskins
Benjamin Hoskins
William Henry Hoskins
Melinda Hoskins
Elizabeth Ann Hoskins

Melinda and Elizabeth Ann were twins born in 1856 after the death of their father.
Both of the twins died at the age of 6months from spotted fever.

Elizabeth Hoskins Hoskins married Joshua Salisbury Oct 13,1858.
They moved to Utah by wagon train. Elizabeth died July 19,1918
Salt Lake City, Utah.
Children of Elizabeth Hoskins Hoskins Salisbury & Joshua Salisbury:
Caroline Salisbury b Jul 21,1859
Eliza Salisbury b Aug 5,1861
Joseph Hoskins Salisbury b Sept 15,1865
Hyrum Hoskins Salisbury b Sept 15,1865
Martha Ann Salisbury b Sept 15,1867
Hannah Salisbury b April 14 ,1870
Joshua Edwin Salisbury b Nov 22,1871
Frances Hoskin Salisbury b Sept 3,1874

5. Jane Ann Hoskins married William Hooper ,Aug 18,1854 , Middletown . Connecituct , USA. William HOOPER born 1832 in Harrowbeer, Calstock, Cornwall, England,son of John Hooper and Susan Rickard.
Jane died Jan ,16, 1872. William married --Lucy Dryden no children.

Children of William Hooper and Jane Ann Hoskins:
As per William Hooper's Bible
James Hooper b.15 July ,1855 in Connecticut USA died 19 June ,1871
Ellen Hooper b. 18 June,1857 in Connecticut USA died 1919 married William O’Connell
Jessie Hooper b. 3 Oct, 1858 in Connecticut ,died 23,Feb, 1881 married Samuel Wear
Albert Hooper b 4 Aug 1861 in New Jersey USA died 1 Feb, 1878
George Henry Hooper b 30 Mar ,1862 Warren, New Hampshire USA died 2 Sept 1948
Married 1. Lena Woodard
2. Lillian Strangman
Annie Hooper b 5 Aug 1863 Ticonderoga, New York , died 14 Sept 1864
Frank Hooper b 3 Sept 1867 Ticonderoga, New York died 1954 married Medora Higgins
Minnie Hooper b 13 Oct 1870 Ticondergoa, New York, died 1948

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